This year’s UCPS Teacher of the Year knew from the beginning of her career that she wanted to make a difference in the lives of children, to change a child’s life for the better.
Under a bright blue April sky, the mayor of Wingate joined with officials at Wingate University yesterday to officially dedicate the McGee Promenade. A signpost was unveiled with the words “McGee Promenade” next to a blue and white capital “W”.
Residents of Monroe’s Historic District spoke to Monroe City Council about trash and noise in the neighborhood.
A man driving a logging truck died Friday morning during a wreck on Highway 74 in Marshville. He was one of two fatalities in Marshville Friday. The second was a teeger who died in a head-on collision on Landsford Road.
Marvin Ridge's Max Wotell, an Arizona signee, is considered one of the top senior baseball players in the country, and he showed it in a doubleheader sweep against state powerhouse Piedmont. The left-handed pitcher struck out 15 and also stood out at the plate.
Former Cuthbertson High all-state point guard Shelton Mitchell has announced plans to leave Vanderbilt after his freshman year. He will sit out a season at Clemson and then have three years of eligility left.
Weddington senior Ethan Kanagy and Piedmont junior Brett Underwood have been named co-Wrestlers of the Year in Union County after each won a state title in 2014-15. Underwood has been groomed for this since middle school, while Kanagy had to endure a late start that included a winless freshman season.
Piedmont's powerhouse baseball program is having another successful season. The Panthers, who won the 2A state title in 2013 and finished second as a 3A school last year, have won five in a row and 12 of their last 13 games. They went 3-0 at their own tournament during Spring Break.
“You ain’t gonna catch any fish unless the hook is in the water.”
For Martha Lee, a resident of Brookdale Union Park, playing piano makes her happy and whenever she gets the chance to play she takes it.
Seed packets are horticultural mini-encyclopedias packed full of vital instructions that will give you all the information you need to ensure success from germination to harvest.
As you flip though seed catalogs this time of year your mouth begins to water at the promise of sweet vine-ripened tomatoes, crisp cucumbers and succulent ripe melons.
2015 Union County property tax increase
Don’t decriminalize opossum abuse
Abuse of authority
When people want to get away from the daily grind, the old routine, workaday world-they tend to have a place they can go to escape. A place where they are just plain happy to be. For me, that place is Belmont Abbey.
I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Union County again on the Board of County Commissioners. One of the goals I have is to help bring a better understanding of the issues we face to the taxpayers.
I believe in Kay Hagan
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Seventh Day Adventist last week presented a recreation of the last days of Jesus Christ.